The Bob Cummings Show, also known as Love That Bob, was a sitcom that aired from 1955 – 1959. The series stars Bob Cummings as Bob Collins, a popular Hollywood photographer as well as an Air Force Reserve officer. It also stars his sister Margaret, played by Rosemary DeCamp, who is constantly trying to rein in Collins’ tendencies as a ladies’ man.
This sitcom aired from 1955 – 1959. The original airdate was Sunday December 16, 1958 at 7:30pm. The show started out on NBC with just half a season. It then moved to CBS where it ran for two seasons, and then moved back to NBC for two more seasons. In this particular episode, Bob Judges a Beauty Contest (Season 5, Episode 12), Bob uses his debonair charm to woo the Air Force General’s wife, who was in charge of choosing the judge for the beauty contest.
The show was created and produced by Paul Henning and written by William Cowley, Shirley Gordon, Bill Manhoff, Lawrence Menkin, Phil Shuken, and Dick Wesson. The executive producer was George Burns of The George Burns Show. The directors of The Bob Cummings Show included Rod Amateau, Robert Cummings, Fred DeCordova, Edward Rubin, and Norman Tokar. Laurel Productions, McCadden Productions, and Henning Corporation produced it. (hfe/110)